Welcome to the Owens-Rogers House 

Home of Hollywood screenwriter Lela Rogers and birthplace

of famed actress/dancer/singer Ginger Rogers 

Group Tours

The house is open for group tours by appointment from April 1 to September 30 annually

Special Events

We have special events several times a year that are open to the public. If you'd like to be on our email notice list please fill out the form on the contact page. 

Vacation Rental

The Owens-Rogers House is available as a vacation rental year-round. The house can comfortably accommodate up to four adults.  

Presentations at your Site

Marge Padgitt offers a 60-minute presentation to groups. She discusses the history of the house and its two famous occupants- Lela and Ginger Rogers, in this fascinating lecture. 

presentation for kids/teen dance/acting groups


Kids and Teen Dance and Theater Groups

Ask about our free presentation for dance groups.

The Ginger Rogers Rose


Looking for the Ginger Rogers Rose

We are looking for a cutting of the Ginger Rogers Rose. If you happen to have this rose, please let us know! It is no longer available at nurseries or growers. 

About Us

Contact Us

The Owens-Rogers House

100 W Moore Street, Independence, MO 64050

(816) 833-1602



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